Working Cities Lowell Initiative
The Working Cities Lowell Initiative is a partnership consisting of 13 partners lead by the City of Lowell and Coalition for a Better Acre, working with all residents and business owners to improve the Acre neighborhood of Lowell. The partnership formed with funding from the Working Cities Challenge grant program administered by the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. The Acre was chosen as our target neighborhood because of the high concentration of poverty and diversity.
With funding administered by the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Connect to Resources
Lowell has many resources to help individuals, families, and business owners accomplish their goals. Whether you need housing, a job or career, financial assistance, or even want to volunteer, there are organizations in Lowell that you connect with.
The Acre Neighborhood of Lowell
The historic neighborhood of Lowell MA has served as a gateway to the City of Lowell and the United States as a whole. From the beginning, immigrants from Ireland settled here to work in the textile mills. From there French Canadian and Greek immigrants called the Acre their home. Now, many immigrants from Latin American and Southeast Asian countries live here.